Red Pandas Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Photo: Potter Park Zoo

Potter Park Zoo (Lansing, Michigan) has vaccinated some animals susceptible to COVID-19 — including adult Red Pandas. The animals were given a vaccine from the pharmaceutical company Zoetis, which donated it.

Potter Park Zoo is one of 70 facilities in the U.S. that received a quota of the vaccine. A total of 11,000 vaccine doses were donated. The novel vaccine has been authorized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for use in zoos.

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On Potter Park Zoo’s website.